Jerry Daniel Gray, 70, retired detective sergeant with Southport Police Department

Jerry Daniel Gray

BOLIVIA — Jerry Daniel Gray, 70, died Saturday, Jan. 2, 2021, at SECU Hospice House of Brunswick.

Mr. Gray was born June 25, 1950, in Brunswick County, the son of the late Charles Clifton Gray and Mary Varnam Gray. He was also preceded in death by his wife, Diana Gray.

Jerry served his country as well his community. He was a U.S. Marine Corps veteran who served during the Vietnam War followed by a career in law enforcement. He served many years with the Southport Police Department and retired as a detective sergeant and also served six years with the U.S. Department of Defense. He loved spending time with his son on their Harleys.

He is survived by his son, Brannon Gray of Bolivia; two sisters, Dena Carol Simmons of Lyman, South Carolina, and Donna Marie Putnam of Lexington, South Carolina; and special companion, Judy Williamson of Oak Island.

A celebration of life service will be held at 5 p.m., Saturday, Jan. 9, at New Creation Church, 3125 George II Highway, BSL, Southport, with Pastor David Mammay officiating followed by military honors and law enforcement honors. The family will receive friends at the church one hour prior to the service.

Services will be shared live via Facebook on White Funeral and Cremation Service’s Bolivia Chapel Facebook page.

Share online condolences with the family at White Funeral and Cremation Service.

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